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Harrods - A Very British Beauty Fairy Tale

A Very British Beauty Fairy Tale

This Christmas, Harrods is celebrating A Very British Fairy Tale. The story unfolds in our Beauty Halls which will be filled with magical makeovers, masterclasses, personalisation and gift-wrapping throughout November and December. Your favourite brands, such as Giorgio Armani and By Terry, are taking inspiration from time-honoured fables to craft winter-perfect looks. Charlotte Tilbury, Clarins, Fresh and others will also wrap up your purchases for a very happy Christmas indeed.

Join the experts in-store for flawless Christmas gifts and for beauty inspiration that you can use throughout party season and beyond. 

Giorgio Armani Beauty
Enter into a fairy tale as part of a makeover masterclass with Giorgio Armani Beauty. Choose between Ice Queen, a soft daytime look, Sleeping Beauty, for evening allure or True Love’s Everlasting Kiss, a deep nighttime look. Get your pieces personalised with complimentary engraving in-store on any Giorgio Armani Beauty purchase over £100 on Saturday 3rd and 17th December.
Dates: Every Thursday to Sunday throughout November and December, apart from Sunday 25th December (Christmas Day)
Ice Queen - 11am
Sleeping Beauty - 1pm
True Love’s Everlasting Kiss - 4pm
Location: Giorgio Armani Beauty counter, The Colour Hall, Ground Floor
To book and for more details: Please call +44 (0)20 7730 1234 and ask to be put through to Giorgio Armani Beauty.

By Terry
Find your perfect fairy tale look at a By Terry session with the help of National Make-up Artists Iza Windak or Darren Buswell. Choose a customised, grown-up recreation of Snow White, with an alluring red lip, Frozen Princess, with pearly skin and dramatic eyes or Alice in Wonderland, with flush cheeks and a pretty lip.
Dates: From 11:30am to 7:30pm on the following dates:
Friday 2nd December: Iza Windak
Friday 9th December: Darren Buswell
Location: By Terry counter, The Cosmetics Hall, Ground Floor
To book and for more details: Available by booking only. Please call +44 (0)20 7730 1234 and ask to be put through to By Terry or visit the By Terry counter in-store to book your session.

Chantecaille
Get targeted beauty inspiration from the Chantecaille counter team. With each week offering a specific focus on different counter services, you’ll get advice to see you through the whole season.
Dates: During store hours on the following dates:
Thursday 1st to Sunday 4th December: Party eye make-up
Thursday 15th to Sunday 18th December: Guide to winter skin
Thursday 22nd to Saturday 24th December: See Chantecaille’s Nano Gold Collection of products featuring 24-karat gold and silk. As well as this, bespoke gift wrapping is on offer in-store, ensuring presents where the outside is as beautiful as the inside.
Location: Chantecaille counter, The Cosmetics Hall, Ground Floor
To book and for more details: Please call +44 (0)20 7730 1234 and ask to be put through to Chantecaille. Alternatively, enquire at the counter.

Charlotte Tilbury
Let Charlotte Tilbury take you to new make-up heights. The counter team will transform your skin to air-brushed, supermodel luminosity through their ‘Dreamy Look’ makeovers available throughout November and December. As well as this, you’ll find perfect gifting solutions in-store thanks to limited-edition Christmas gift boxes, with Charlotte’s iconic Christmas illustration hot foiled in rose gold onto a night crimson box.
Dates: Everyday throughout November and December, during store hours, apart from Sunday 25th December (Christmas Day)
Location: Charlotte Tilbury counter, The Cosmetics Hall, Ground Floor
For more details: Please call +44 (0)20 7730 1234 and ask to be put through to Charlotte Tilbury.

Clarins
Get prepped for the party season with a festive Clarins makeover and skincare consultation. Build the ideal gift for someone special by choosing products you’d like in a gift set, and they’ll be placed in a folding gift box or gift bag and expertly wrapped on counter by the Clarins specialists.
Dates: Everyday throughout November and December, during store hours, apart from Sunday 25th December (Christmas Day)
Location: Clarins counter, The Cosmetics Hall, Ground Floor
For more details: Please call +44 (0)20 7730 1234 and ask to be put through to Clarins.

Estée Lauder
Make presents all the more pretty courtesy of personalised gold tag engraving and gift wrapping in-store for all 100ml fragrance purchases from Friday 2nd to Saturday 24th December.
Dates: Friday 2nd to Saturday 24th December, during store hours
Location: Estée Lauder counter, The Colour Hall, Ground Floor
For more details: Please call +44 (0)20 7730 1234 and ask to be put through to Estée Lauder.

La Mer
An illustrator will set up shop to personalise your La Mer purchases. While this is taking place, enjoy a consultation and makeover, focusing on lifting, hydrating, revitalising or perfecting. Festive gift wrapping will be available to make your purchases Christmas-perfect.
Dates: Thursday 8th and Saturday 17th December, 4:30pm to 9pm
Location: La Mer counter, The Cosmetics Hall, Ground Floor
For more details: Please call +44 (0)20 7730 1234 and ask to be put through to La Mer.

La Prairie
At La Prairie, enjoy a mini treatment or facial to leave you pampered and refreshed.
Dates: During store hours on the following dates:

  • Thursday 1st to Sunday 4th December - Christmas completion: a 30-minute Art of Beauty mini treatment on counter, finished with foundation and lip gloss.
  • Thursday 8th to Sunday 11th December; and Thursday 15th to Sunday 18th December - 45-minute Platinum Art of Beauty Facial in a private beauty room. £50 booking fee redeemable against a purchase of two La Prairie products. Or, a 30-minute Platinum Art of Perfection mini treatment on counter
  • Thursday 22nd to Saturday 24th December - Christmas completion: a 30-minute Art of Beauty mini treatment on counter, finished with foundation and lip gloss.

Location: La Prairie counter and beauty room, The Cosmetics Hall, Ground Floor
To book and for more details: Please call +44 (0)20 7730 1234 and ask to be put through to La Prairie.

Lancôme
Join the Lancôme counter team for makeovers and advice on different lip looks to suit all festive occasions. There will be a particular focus on Absolue Rouge and luxury gift wrapping will be available in-store. You’ll come away with absolute pout perfection.
Dates: Throughout November and December during store hours, apart from Sunday 25th December (Christmas Day)
Location: Lancôme counter, The Cosmetics Hall, Ground Floor
For more details: Please call +44 (0)20 7730 1234 and ask to be put through to Lancôme.

Marc Jacobs
Marc Jacobs’ Global Make-up Artist Gilbert Soliz has created a selection of fairy tale looks, inspired by the Marc Jacobs AW12 runway collection. Have one of the looks re-created by the team in a 30-minute lesson on counter to get you Christmas party-ready.
Dates: 5pm to 9pm on the following dates: Thursday 1st to Saturday 3rd December; Thursday 8th to Saturday 10th December; and Thursday 15th to Saturday 17th December
3pm to 6pm on the following dates: Sunday 4th, 11th and 18th December
Location: Marc Jacobs counter, The Cosmetics Hall, Ground Floor
To book and for more details: Redeemable booking fee of £35. Please call +44 (0)20 7730 1234 and ask to be put through to Marc Jacobs.

Sensai
Enjoy a Sensai hand and arm massage as a relaxing break during the hectic pre-Christmas period. It will improve microcirculation and leave you refreshed for your next bout of shopping.
Dates: Throughout November and December, during store hours, subject to availability
Location: Sensai counter, The Cosmetics Hall, Ground Floor
To book and for more details: £15 booking fee, redeemable against purchase of any Sensai products on the day on the treatment. Please call +44 (0)20 7730 1234 and ask to be put through to Sensai.

In addition, make use of a Pure Luxury Facial, with customised double cleansing based on your skin type and double moisturising using Sensai’s Ultimate range.
Dates: Sunday 4th to Saturday 24th December, during store hours, subject to availability
Location: Sensai treatment room, The Cosmetics Hall, Ground Floor
To book and for more details: Booking fee of £80, redeemable against two or more Sensai skincare purchases on the day of the treatment. Please call +44 (0)20 7730 1234 and ask to be put through to Sensai.

SUQQU
Get winter make-up inspiration with a makeover by Paul Holmberg, SUQQU Event Make-up Artist, or Shumana Begum, SUQQU Brand Specialist, at the Winter Collection Make-up Event.
Dates: Thursday 1st to Sunday 4th December, during store hours
Location: SUQQU counter, The Cosmetics Hall, Ground Floor
To book and for more details: Redeemable booking fee of £20. Please call +44 (0)20 7730 1234 and ask to be put through to SUQQU.

Yves Saint Laurent
Join Yves Saint Laurent’s National Make-up Artist Fred Letailleur on-counter. He has created an exclusive fairy tale look with pearly, shimmer eyes and a pink lip. 
Date: Friday 9th December, 11am to 7pm
Location: Yves Saint Laurent counter, The Colour Hall, Ground Floor
To book and for more details: Redeemable booking fee of £25. Please call +44 (0)20 7730 1234 and ask to be put through to Yves Saint Laurent.

TOM FORD
Be transformed and transported courtesy of a makeover on counter with the TOM FORD Premier team. They will bring the fairy tale concept to life, and give you the chance to discover the innovation and beauty delights of the collection.
Dates: Thursday to Sunday throughout November and December, apart from Sunday 25th December (Christmas Day), during store hours
Location: TOM FORD counter, The Colour Hall, Ground Floor
To book and for more details: Please call +44 (0)20 7730 1234 and ask to be put through to TOM FORD Beauty.

MAC
Get the chance to trial MAC’s new fragrance collection, Shadescents, inspired by six of their most iconic lipsticks, with an exclusive preview launch in-store until Thursday 1st December. A fragrance expert will be on hand to lead you through the collection towards your dream scent, and MAC make-up artists will carry out lip demonstrations on counter. The pink of Candy Yum-Yum lipstick becomes a fruity fragrance, and the vivid red of Ruby Woo translates with desirable notes of red leather.
Dates: Friday 25th November until the end of December, during store hours, apart from Sunday 25th December (Christmas Day)
Location: MAC counter, The Colour Hall, Ground Floor
For more details: Please call +44 (0)20 7730 1234 and ask to be put through to MAC.

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